AEC offers numerous conferences, training, and other special events to assist members with developing a better understanding of cutting-edge issues and industry-related skills.

AEC Annual Meeting & Leadership Conference
March 5-7, 2015
J.W. Marriott Desert Springs
Palm Springs, California
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Press Maintenance Workshop
April 21-22, 2015
Atlanta Airport Marriott
Atlanta, Georgia

Sales & Marketing Conference
June 9-10, 2015
Loews Chicago O'Hare Hotel
Rosemont, Illinois

Extrusion Excellence
September 21, 2015
Hilton Chicago O'Hare Hotel
Chicago, Illinois

Management Conference
September 22-24, 2015
Hilton Chicago O'Hare
Chicago, Illinois

Die Clinic
October 27-28, 2015
Sheraton Indianapolis City Centre
Indianapolis, Indiana

Eleventh International Aluminum Extrusion Technology Seminar - ET '16*

May 2-6, 2016
Chicago, Illinois
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*Unless otherwise noted, only AEC members are eligible to register for AEC events.*


AEC provides education opportunities that will further develop members' knowledge in specific procedures and processes used within the aluminum extrusion industry. Check back regularly for new webinars as they become available and visit the AEC Tech webinars page to view previous webinars on demand.

*All webinars are one hour in duration unless otherwise noted.*

Die-Nitriding & Dummy Block (registration coming soon...)
Speakers: Richard Dickson, Hydro Technical Center and Paul Robbins, Castool Tooling Systems
March 25, 2015
1:30 p.m. CST

Industry Conferences and Events

9th Aluminium Two Thousand - 5th ICEB World Congress
May 12-16, 2015
Palazzo Degli Affari
Florence, Italy


AEC will be participating in:

Global Lightweight Vehicle Manufacturing Conference
April 14-15, 2015
Detroit, Michigan
Click here to find out how to get a 15% discount on registration.

SAE World Congress
Booth #207
April 21-23, 2015
Detroit, Michigan

Global Automotive Lightweight Materials Conference
August 20-21, 2015
Detroit, Michigan

Solar Power International
Booth #207
September 15-17, 2015
Anaheim Convention Center
Anaheim, CA

Booth #1002
October 1-2, 2015
America's Center
St. Louis, MO